BEACH BLANKET BINGO The so-bad-it’s-awful flick Computer Beach Party screens at the Empty Bottle alongside games and running commentary from the Found Footage Festival guys.
Don’t-miss picks for Wed 07.14.10 through Tue 07.20.10:
tours Exploring Chicago’s Yeast Side: A History of Beer
FREEBIES OF THE WEEK
galleries The Art of Touring
Your unofficial Pitchfork afterparty: a new exhibition of art made on and about the road by musicians, including Tim Rutili of Red Red Meat and Califone, Gina Black of The Blacks, Patrick Sansone of Wilco, and the Flosstradamus duo.
GO: Opening reception July 16 from 7 to 11. Show continues through Aug 7; see website for hours. Johalla Projects, 1561 N Milwaukee. johallaprojects.com/johalla
ALSO THIS WEEK: Two of the guys behind Touch and Go, the punk zine that gave birth to Chicago’s influential record label of the same name, wax reminiscent at Quimby’s on July 17; plus, the MCA’s 12x12 space turns into an orangerie for the week, citrus included.